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about at the briefing today would be the budget, homeland security secretary janet napolitano stepping down to take a position at the university of california system. she will add that a. that include ucla and the university of california berkeley. a statement released today by thethe secretary can she's is the opportune the dedicated men and women of the department of homeland security who serve on the front lines of our nation's efforts to protect our communities and families from harm has been the highlight of my professional career. president obama releasing a statement also today saying he wants to thank secretary napolitano for her outstanding work on behalf of the american people over the last four years. at the department of homeland security and its portfolio has included some of the toughest challenges facing our country. she has worked around the clock to respond to natural disasters from the johnson tornado to hurricane sandy. helping americans recover and rebuild. since day one janet has led my administration's efforts to secure our borders, deploying a historic number of
janet napolitano for her work as secretary of homeland security. napolitano announced friday she'll be stepping down from the position in about six weeks to take over as president of the university of california system. meanwhile, former florida governor jeb bush and florida senator, marco rubio, will be speaking today at the annual maverick pac three-day conference in miami. the organization's goal is to engage young republicans in the political process. and in orlando, the naacp kicks off its 104th national convention today. it runs through wednesday. >>> let's get you some weather. where the weekend is kicking off right now. and we get some wet starts for some parts of the country. the southeast, residents there are dealing with remnants of tropical storm chantal. this is the scene in north carolina, where heavy downpours there have caused severe flooding. in arizona, you could say the opposite problem there. no rain, but a huge dust storm, quite a picture there. and let's go right to dylan dreyer for the weather across the country. dylan, a day of opposites, i guess. >> yes,
for a never dose years -- we are stuck for another two years. janet napolitano will be stepping down as homeland security, this is the headline of "the arizona republic." she will do so in september. the headline from "the l.a. times" is slightly different -- the to "new york tabloids" -- a story from inside "the new york post most quote reject it points out that immediately after the announcement of janet napolitano stepping down a powerhouse of immigration issues trumped his support for ray kelly. back to your calls, christopher joining us from north carolina. the question, "is congress broken?" caller: congress is not broken. if congress would trust outside of their interior , trust the average a joe that wants their voice to be heard -- if congress and the senate would accept that the voice and come to terms with , thenndependent voice this would no longer be an issue. what it is is a trust issue. congress needs to learn how to trust the independent person, especially after they have been analyzed and their background has been checked and they turn out to be not such a bad person
of the country. judge andrew napolitano, judicial analyst. one reason we bring this up, some members of congress they might pursue this. they believe they signed this into law. the president, it's his duty to implement it. >> this is a murky area of the law. presidents since thomas jefferson have said publicly, there are parts of the law i disagree with, i think are unconstitutional, i'll not enforce it. it's hard for the president to believe he disagrees this is unconstitutional since this is the seenter piece of his presidency. this is basically the part of obama-care that says to all entities that employ 50 or more people you shall make available health care and it shall have these services from the months beginning after december 31st 2013 or january 1st '14. why would he delay it by a year or can he? you can speculate. maybe he doesn't want it to kick in before the congressional elections in 2014 because he knows it's likely to raise insurance premium and deny people the affordable health care he once had. can he do it? well, he's not supposed to do it and he's taken an oath to uphold all t
governor? [applause] >> thank you, jim. senators,resident, , federal napolitano officials, members of congress, state legislatures, and local officials, and my fellow arizonans. good morning. on behalf of the people of the state of arizona and especially the citizens in and around your ell, thank you for being here today. together, we can begin our healing. we come today to honor and mourn 19 great men. they were protectors, defending our community, safeguarding our friends, family, and strangers alike. ever 19 heroes -- they were 19 heroes gone at the turn of the wind. to the families who lost husbands and fathers, brothers and sons, we cannot truly know your grief. but you are in our thoughts and .rayers and we will always our hearts are filled with profound sadness today. but they are also filled with great pride. how wonderful it is to know the -- and that arizona was home to 90 men like those we honor today. men were all of the 19 each oneona, we claim as our own. these men aspired to be firefighters and adored -- endured the training and discipline to gain that title. they ca
napolitano, welcome the opportunity to be here to discuss the boston marathon bombing. as mentioned i was in boston that tragic day in april, celebrating patriot's day in high hometown. so i'm here as a bostonian and a former paramedic. on april 15, patriot's day, and the boston marathon, come together to create a day like no other in boston. we pause to celebrate our heritage and our streets filled with millions of residents and visiters from down the block and around the world. for most of my life i worked those same streets for boston e.m.s., ending a 36-year career as the chief of the department in 2009. there were many nights that i went home proud to be part of the boston first responder team but never more proud of them and the residents in my town that day in april. while one moment we saw the terror and brutality and the next moment in our community we saw the community's love and compassion. we saw our emergency medical technicians, police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency managers, spring into action and perform what they do heroically. as tip o'neill used to sa
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